Great Escapes of World War II

Great Escapes of World War II
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ISBN10: 
059043800X
ISBN13: 
9780590438001
Pages: 
132
Published: 
September 1st 1988 by Scholastic
Rating: 
3.81

Here are the true stories of seven daring escapes by prisoners of war during World War II: Bill Fowler's escape from Colditz Castle, the "escape-proof" German fortress. Siegfried Lederer's escape from Auschwitz, the Nazi death camp. The incredible tunnel escape by dozens of Allied prisoners from Stalag Luft III that became known as The Great Escape. Plus four more stories of people who displayed great courage and stamina to overcome the iron bars, armed guards, and barbed wire that held them.

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